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Parley A. Bailey Correspondence

Identifier: SpC MS 0028

Scope and Contents

Collection contains letters written by Bailey to his wife Judith, Judith Bailey's letters to her husband and a few letters written by Bailey's daughter Mary to him while he was serving in the Civil War. Also contains one letter written by Mary to her uncle Montraville Bailey in 1865.


  • Creation: 1864-1865


Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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Biographical Note

Parley A. Bailey (1822-1904) of Gilman's Corner, South Sangerville, Maine, was a private in the 8th Maine Infantry Regiment and served from 1864-1865. He was married to Judith Betsy Gilman Bailey.


1 box (9 folders)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Effie M. Bailey in Oct. 1973.

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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States